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Wilmington in New Castle County, Delaware — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Vic Willis

“The Delaware Peach”

 

1995 ~ Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee

 
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By Keith S Smith, August 29, 2013
1. Vic Willis Marker
Inscription.
Victor Gazaway Willis
Born: April 12, 1876 in Wilmington, DE
Died: August 3, 1947 in Elkton, MD
Bats/Throws: Right/Right
Elected to Hall of Fame by
Committee on Baseball Veterans: 1995
With a 249-205 record, he posted 50 shutouts
A 2.63 ERA and completed 388 of 471
starts. His 45 complete games in
1902 are still the most in the
National League in
The 20th
Century

 
Location. 39° 43.894′ N, 75° 33.885′ W. Marker is in Wilmington, Delaware, in New Castle County. Marker can be reached from Shipyard Drive. Touch for map. Located near the entrance to Frawley Stadium - Home of the Wilmington Blue Rocks. Marker is at or near this postal address: 801 Shipyard Drive, Wilmington DE 19801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Bill McGowan (here, next to this marker); General Casimir Pulaski (approx. 0.4 miles away); Kosciuszko Park (approx. 0.7 miles away); Freedom Lost (approx. 0.7 miles away); The Great Railroad Boom (approx. 0.7 miles away); Frank Furness Railroad District
Vic Willis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Keith S Smith, March 29, 2013
2. Vic Willis Marker
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Delaware's Jewish Community (approx. 0.8 miles away); Meeting House 1816 (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wilmington.
 
Also see . . .  Daniel Frawley Stadium - Wikipedia. (Submitted on April 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 279 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 6, 2014, by Keith S Smith of West Chester, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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